Purdue vs Northwestern Prediction, Odds for December 1 College Basketball Game

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Purdue vs Northwestern Prediction, Odds for December 1 College Basketball Game

The Purdue Boilermakers (7-0, 0-0 Big Ten) hope to build on a seven-game winning streak when they visit the Northwestern Wildcats (5-1, 0-0 Big Ten) on December 1, 2023 at Welsh-Ryan Arena.

Before you place your bet on this matchup at FanDuel Sportsbook, here are the NCAA basketball odds and spreads you need to know.

Purdue vs. Northwestern Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Friday, December 1, 2023
  • Game Time: 9:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: Big Ten Network
  • Location: Evanston, Illinois
  • Arena: Welsh-Ryan Arena

Take a look at some betting trends for Purdue (-5.5) versus Northwestern on Friday. The over/under has been set at 135.5 points for this game.

Purdue vs. Northwestern: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Purdue has compiled a 6-1-0 ATS record so far this year.
  • Northwestern has covered twice in six matchups with a spread this season.
  • At home last season, the Boilermakers owned a better record against the spread (6-10-0) compared to their ATS record in away games (4-7-0).
  • Last year, the Wildcats were 9-9-0 at home against the spread (.500 winning percentage). Away, they were 8-3-0 ATS (.727).

Purdue vs. Northwestern: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Purdue has yet to lose any of the five games it has been chosen as the favorite in this season.
  • The Boilermakers have not lost in three games this year when favored by -245 or better on the moneyline.
  • Northwestern is playing as the moneyline underdog in its first game this season.
  • The Wildcats have not yet played a game with moneyline odds of +198 or longer.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies Purdue has a 71% chance of walking away with the win.

Purdue vs. Northwestern Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Purdue's +144 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 20.5 points per game) is a result of scoring 84.1 points per game (36th in college basketball) while allowing 63.6 per contest (37th in college basketball).
  • Purdue's leading scorer, Zach Edey, ranks 12th in college basketball scoring 21.9 points per game.
  • Northwestern outscores opponents by 7.4 points per game (posting 70.7 points per game, 258th in college basketball, and conceding 63.3 per outing, 35th in college basketball) and has a +44 scoring differential.
  • Boo Buie's 18.5 points per game paces Northwestern and ranks 76th in college basketball.
  • The Boilermakers record 38.7 rebounds per game (26th in college basketball) while conceding 27.3 per outing to their opponents. They outrebound opponents by 11.4 boards per game.
  • Edey's 10.7 rebounds per game lead the Boilermakers and rank 11th in college basketball play.
  • The Wildcats are 340th in the country at 28 rebounds per game. That's similar to the 28.5 their opponents average.
  • Brooks Barnhizer averages 8.2 rebounds per game (97th in college basketball) to lead the Wildcats.
  • Purdue ranks 35th in college basketball with 104.7 points scored per 100 possessions, and 21st in college basketball defensively with 79.1 points conceded per 100 possessions.
  • The Wildcats score 99.6 points per 100 possessions (94th in college basketball), while allowing 89.3 points per 100 possessions (179th in college basketball).

Purdue vs. Northwestern Picks and Prediction

All college basketball win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Purdue win (66.4%)

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